Oral Health Tips That Go Beyond Brushing

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Brushing your teeth is very important in the care and health of your teeth. If you aren't brushing properly, though, you aren't doing yourself any favors. Be sure that you are brushing your teeth twice daily and with a soft-bristle toothbrush. You should be brushing with fluoride toothpaste and brushing your gums and tongue to remove plaque from your teeth. Flossing is also important in the care of your teeth. It helps to remove the plaque in between the teeth that a toothbrush cannot reach.

13 December 2019

Options For Treating Dental Decay

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If your tooth has developed decay, you may be concerned about the appropriate treatment for your condition. Due to advancements in dentistry, there is no need to fear that your treatment will be painful. Nevertheless, your dentist is unlikely to treat all cases of decay the same. The selected treatment option will depend on the decay's extent or severity. Here is a bit of information about various treatment options for dental decay.

14 November 2019

3 Advantages Of Dental Implants Vs. Dentures

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Have you been wanting a better smile than the one you have now? Are you fairly certain that your dentist is going to recommend that you get artificial teeth? When thinking about artificial teeth, most people probably assume that you're talking about dentures. While dentures are arguably the most traditional, and perhaps the most common, way to have artificial teeth, they are not the only way. Modern dentistry has perfected the ability for dentists to use implants to achieve the results that you've been hoping for.

11 October 2019

What You Should Know About Dental Bridges And Missing Teeth

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If you have a missing tooth, consider talking to your dentist about ways you can replace it. Your dentist might have several options, and a popular choice is often to have a bridge put in. A bridge can replace one or more missing teeth, although it's common for a bridge to just replace one tooth that's missing between two other healthy teeth. Here's why replacing your missing teeth is important and how you care for a bridge once you get one.

19 September 2019

Correcting Frequent Dental Issues With Bonding

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Dental bonding is a commonly needed cosmetic dentistry procedure that can repair both minor and severe problems with teeth. Despite the fact that dental bonding is an easy and extremely versatile procedure to undergo, patients will often feel uneasy when they are needing this as they may assume it will be more involved and difficult than it is. Why Would A Patient Need To Undergo Dental Bonding? Some of the most common reasons for patients needing to undergo bonding is when a large section of the tooth has been removed due to damage or as part of removing decay.

18 August 2019

Caring For Your Oral Health From Start To Finish With Dental Implants

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Getting dental implants is a great experience for most people, but it is a process. There will be some time between getting your implants and having the teeth added on, and you need to know how to care for your gums during this time. Read on to learn what you need to know about your oral health while you're preparing for dental implants. Tooth Extraction Tooth extraction is often the first step for people who need implants.

19 July 2019

Surprising Benefits Of Dental Bridges

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While you may know that dental bridge treatment can enhance the appearance of your smile after tooth loss, you may be unaware of many of the other benefits dental bridges can provide. Dental bridges get their name because they bridge gaps that have been left by your missing teeth. Here are some surprising benefits of dental bridges that you may be unaware of: Speech Improvement The empty spaces or gaps that are present after you have lost your teeth can prevent you from speaking clearly.

20 June 2019

3 Things To Know About Teeth Whitening

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If you are looking for a quick way to improve the appearance of your smile, teeth whitening may be the perfect procedure for you. Teeth whitening uses a peroxide solution to remove staining from the teeth. There are over the counter kits available as well as treatments that can be done at your dentist's office. While teeth whitening can make a big difference, there are a few things that you should consider before seeking out this procedure.

20 May 2019

3 Things To Know About Dental X-Rays

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If you visit a dentist regularly, you will probably go every six months. While your dentist is not likely to take x-rays of your teeth at each appointment, he or she may recommend taking them once a year. Taking annual x-rays is something that you do not have to do, but they can be extremely helpful and beneficial to have taken. Here are several things you should understand about the importance of annual x-rays.

24 April 2019

3 Ways To Avoid A Cavity

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One of the best things that you can do for the health of your teeth and mouth is to make sure that you are taking preventative measures to avoid getting a cavity or developing other issues. But, how can you keep cavities away so that your teeth are as healthy as ever? From brushing your teeth to using a fluoride toothpaste, this article will take a closer look at three specific things that you can do.

25 March 2019